CIVE 522 - Engineering Hydrology

  • 3 credits

Hydrologic design under uncertainty; conventional and remote sensing; design flows and storms; river routing; reservoir design; watershed models.

This course has print-based exams that require a proctor. Exams may be taken at the University Testing Center at Colorado State University, or at an accredited College or University Testing Center in your area. To request to take your exam at an accredited testing site in your area, please submit a Proctor Identification Form at least two weeks prior to the first exam in the course.

This course can be applied towards:


CIVE 520 (Physical Hydrology) or written consent of instructor.

Important Information

Military personnel admitted to a College of Engineering online degree program may be eligible for a 15% tuition discount. Tuition discounts can only be given if you provide the appropriate discount code at the time of registration. Call (877) 491-4336 or email to learn more.


Jorge Ramirez
Jorge Ramirez

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Dr. Jorge Ramirez received his Master of Science in Civil Engineering - Hydrology and Water Resources, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, June 1982, and his Doctor of Philosophy in Hydrometeorology, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, February 1988. He has been an instructor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Colorado State University since 1990.

Dr. Ramirez' research interests include hydrometeorology, land surface/atmosphere interactions; runoff production mechanisms, river basin geomorphology, downstream hydraulic geometry and optimal channel networks; regional water balance; evapotranspiration and complementary relationships; surface interactions in Hortonian overland flow; hydrologic scaling; description of distribution and variability of mesoscale precipitation fields; and optimal irrigation scheduling.